On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1793

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

French playwright, journalist and feminist Olympe de Gouges is guillotined

Playwright and Revolutionary Olympe de Gouges
Playwright and Revolutionary
Olympe de Gouges

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestStephen F. Austin

Stephen F. Austin, Founded and helped colonize the US state of Texas, born in Austinville, Virginia (d. 1836)

Founder of Texas Stephen F. Austin
Founder of Texas
Stephen F. Austin

Famous Deaths


BattleOlympe de Gouges

Olympe de Gouges [Marie Gouze], French playwright and revolutionary (Declaration of the Rights of Woman and of the Female Citizen), executed by guillotine at 45

Playwright and Revolutionary Olympe de Gouges
Playwright and Revolutionary
Olympe de Gouges

1793 Highlights

About November 3, 1793

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 226 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio